Conference 2018

The National Centre for Farmer Health’s conference program is designed to encourage and continue relationships across sectors, to reflect the true diversity of health, wellbeing and safety outcomes in farming communities across Australia.

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR FARMER HEALTH CONFERENCE THEME & TOPICS

Good health, wellbeing and safety: Making a difference to farmers’ lives.

Abstract submissions must address the theme and any of the following topics:

  • Occupational health and safety
  • Climate change and health in rural communities
  • Supporting mental health in farming communities
  • Innovative engagement
  • Service delivery models in farming communities.

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS NOW CLOSED

Presentation formats (both days)

  • Invited keynotes
  • Long presentations (20 minutes)
  • Short presentations (12 minutes)
  • Poster presentations – with lightning presentations during lunch breaks.

This year we are collaborating with Western Alliance for their Fifth Annual Symposium which will highlight efforts to improve and promote health and wellbeing in western Victoria through evidence-based interventions and research. It is an opportunity to showcase research results and studies currently underway in western Victoria. Health-service based research is of particular interest.

The first keynote speaker for the Western Alliance Symposium has been announced, click here to read more.

WESTERN ALLIANCE SYMPOSIUM THEME & TOPICS

Good health and wellbeing: It matters to rural and regional communities.

Abstract submissions must address the theme and any of the following topics:

  • Ageing in place: Dream or reality?
  • Service delivery models in rural and regional health
  • Innovations in overcoming accessibility and remoteness
  • Equity and equality in rural health and health care
  • Indigenous health in rural Australia

THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS NOW CLOSED

2018 NCFH CONFERENCE DATE AND TIMES

Wednesday, 12 September

9:00am to 5:00pm – National Centre for Farmer Health conference

5:30pm
– Networking cocktail event
– Photo exhibition: Farmer Health in a Changing World

2018 WESTERN ALLIANCE SYMPOSIUM DATE

Wednesday, 12 September

LOCATION AND VENUES

Hamilton, Victoria 3300, Australia

Conference & Symposium – Hamilton Performing Arts Centre
113 Brown Street

Photo Exhibition – Hamilton Gallery
107 Brown Street